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ADD/ADHD and drug testing

i currently take strattera , which has mild effects at best. however i am thinking about getting ritalin prescribed . i have a very good job where i am routinely drug tested via Urine and Hair. will ritalin casue a fasle positive drug test? half the internet sites say no the other half say yes.
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189897 tn?1441130118
   You will certainly get a positive test for stimulants.  However, from what I understand, if you have a perscription - it should not be a problem due to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  But, I would certainly contact your HR department and find out their policy.  
   A decent link here if you have not already seen it - http://prescription-drug.addictionblog.org/does-ritalin-show-up-on-a-drug-test/
   Hope this helps.
    
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757137 tn?1347200053
You are thinking of switching to Ritalin. What does your doctor say about the change? Does he recommend it?
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